#E’sWeekendBants…The VOICE, Whitney Houston

6a010536846743970c01676350f1d5970b-piOprah: There’s a wonderful quote by the L.A. Times. 

‘…treatment of the national treasure that happened to reside within her.” … You were not like any of the others. You really were given the voice. You were given that treasure…’

 

Sometime late last year, the song ‘I look to you’ entered my phone playlist. I don’t quite recall how I got it but it read R Kelly as the author and it ended with

‘We love you Whitney, Rest in Peace’Whitney_Houston_-_I_Look_to_You_(Duet_version_with_R._Kelly)Miracle’ has always been a favourite song of mine and even though I knew it was a Whitney song, I never paid much mind to the ‘owner’.miracleBoth songs I would remember once in a while and play them on repeat, again not thinking of Whitney. The only thing I knew of Whitney was that she passed from drug overdose.whitney_enquirerThen early this week, as I sang along to my ‘I look to you’ in the kitchen, it dawned on me that this song is actually a Whitney song ooo. I think the buzz too on Bobbi Kristina’s death and of course Whitney by extension kinda made me link the songs to her vvso I get on YouTube to watch the video and let’s just say I was awake till 4.30am overdosing on Whitney’s songs and live performances, stories and interviews. indexffI really came late to the party. In one night, I became a FAN and my goodness, what a woman, what a VOICE, what a life and what an end!!!

Have you watched live performances of Whitney?

Have you encountered that VOICE???indexhh

Let me now share the full quote from Oprah’s interview with her

Oprah: There’s a wonderful quote by the L.A. Times. They said, “The pain, and frankly, disgust that so many pop fans felt during Houston’s decline was caused not so much by her personal distress as by her seemingly careless treatment of the national treasure that happened to reside within her.” … You were not like any of the others. You really were given the voice. You were given that treasure. And people felt, how could you not know that that was to be treasured?

And Whitney’s response was ‘WOW!!!’ said very pensively.

I 100% agree although I wouldn’t say National treasure but INTERNATIONAL treasure. Something for the whole world.imagesnm

See ehn, if there is a spirit of music, she had it., straight from heaven. Like she says her mama said to her when she was young and singing at her mom’s concert and the audience went crazy, ‘God is finding you and this is what you are supposed to do…’mmm

I watched soooooo many live performances of her ‘Miracle’ with Mariah and you KNOW that Whitney really had a treasure. Her singing wasn’t ordinary. It was divine. You felt the goosebumps. It touched your spirit. I almost didn’t see Mariah, indexnall I saw was Whitney, owning the song and inviting us to partake of a small part of her ownership, or what Barbara Walters called ‘the public unveiling of her soul’. Her talent is ‘sooo big there is no room left for anything else on the stage other than her voice…’

And she didn’t have to go nekkid to achieve it.whitney-singing.gifThese three performances of MIRACLE are my favourite

  1. The official video

  1. This was done in a church I think

  1. Their live performance on Oprah’s show

Then I watched the full interview with her and Mariah on Oprah hqdefault nand realised that she sure had an interesting lineage-

Her mama is Cissy Houston, Grammy award winning soul and gospel singerhhmm

Her godmama is THE Aretha Franklin

Her cousin is Dionne Warwick, award winning American singer

Just look at that… surrounded by a family of Singers

Plus she started singing in the church too hqdefaultnnso she spoke a lot about God, the gift he had given her, and the church and prayer and her life. Very proudly. Like a PROUD daughter of the most high…indexyhMy best quote from that interview is easily

‘There is comfort in prayer’

You could just see that she was a SINGER. She was one blessed woman. She was also full of life, she talked and teased and laughed a whole lot, from deep down her belly. oh Whitney could LAUGH.bbbbbShe also spoke of her hubby and mentioned how the marriage had lasted 7years at the time even though people said it wouldn’t last less than a month and how she was deliriously happy and loved him to death bla bla bla…

But she really loved Bobby though. And it looks like the marriage was alright in the first few yearsindexbgI wish he loved her enough to really groom her like  gardener not a hunter. LOVED her in the true sense of the word. Sigh

In all, the interview was just really sweet. You could see the essence of Whitney.

Another interview to really see Whitney’s beautiful essence is this

Very beautiful happy interview

Oprah is a BOSS when it comes to interviews ooo, forget it.

Enjoy this one with Mariah and Whitney

Then suddenly, devil entered… She had it all, the fame only a few will ever achieve, the hits, the VOICE, houses, cars, trips in PJs, and sooo much money, and then life started spiralling downwards a couple of years after she got married. whitney-houston-wedding-02_thumb%255B3%255DI don’t even know what to say but the entire drug gists started and Whitney changed sooo much. Then she did that Diane Sawyer’s very controversial 2002 interview abc_gma_houston_int_120212_wgand I almost couldn’t believe how different, how oh-so-different Whitney was, looked and sadly, sounded. I could have sworn alien forces took her and dropped this ‘creature’ for us. I couldn’t watch it to the end. Her answers were too incoherent. I couldn’t bear to see Whitney like that.

Since you can’t slap somebody from the screen, I stopped where Bobby Brown entered the interview after peeping from the cornerimagesnhand was blabbing nonsense and rubbish. I was too pissed, sorry.

Of course, anyone who saw that ‘view knew something terrible had gone terribly wrong with Whitney. I could have sworn for whoever introduced drugs to the world. Then she disappeared from the scene literally but her gists kept going. And then she reappeared, divorced thankfully, first with the album I LOOK TO YOU mgid uma video mtv.com 434472and then did this EXPLOSIVE interview with Oprah where she bared it ALL, the drugs, her tumultuous marriage, EVERYTHING. c8bc87bfec263797fe9a19c5f1bd79cfShe looked and sounded way better but not like our original Whitney.alg-whitney-houston-oprah-i-jpgLike I said Oprah is GOOD abeg. Nobody even comes close. She and Whitney connected like kindred spirits and she really drew the words outta Whitney

Good luck finding the remaining parts on YouTube. For some reason, it is blocked in Nigeria. Ugh. But there is a transcript here

Soooo many things to learn from that interview. Please watch and/or listen.

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After all that i’ve been through Who on earth can i turn to? I look to you….

Now I know where that song came from, the ‘I look to you’. From a very PERSONAL placeVery powerful song. Very very powerful.

I love her answer when Oprah asked her why she didn’t treasure that treasure…

‘…I knew when I was a teenager singing for God, but when I became Whitney n my life became this…who I married…etc, it changed…the media all up in my business… It was all too much for what me, I wanted OUT… and marrying Bobby was a way to be OUT because he let me be ME…we were crazy in love…’

I am taking the ‘CRAZY’ literally.

She actually said HE WAS MY DRUG!!! Ugh…Whitney Houston with Bobby BrownThe stories continued- drugs, rehab, drugs, etc.

Next thing, she is found dead in a bathtub, from drug overdose, hours before a pre-Grammy performance.

I will NEVER know why Whitney shunned everyone and married the ‘Bad boy’ Bobby, a0823c51be6ad034535c9586b3fbd665who had three kids already from two other relationships. Her mom and the WORLD were against it but she did marry, and then stayed in the marriage, through physical mental and emotional abuse, infidelity, and drugs, just to prove the world wrong. Goodness!!! I wonder how her mama feels now. God please comfort her.whtiney-and-cissy-houston2

I read the interview by her former bodyguard, a real life recipient of an ‘I will always love you’ note even before the song came out, and the inspiration behind her movie THE BODY GUARD. If that interview is all true, and i think it is, then hmmmm, it is well ooo

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2963098/Whitney-Bobby-drugs-death-daughter-lying-coma-never-stood-chance-British-bodyguard-inspired-star-s-hit-movie.html

This one was from her former driver

http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/whitney-houstons-chauffeur-tells-of-superstars-689971

Let me not say more. I am really pained. Especially when I think of how her choice has affected her daughter Bobbi, now lateBobby-Brown-Whitney-Houston-and-Bobbi-Kristina

And rumour has it that she went down the lane her mama did too

whitney_with_daugh_2135991bLadies, and indeed men, please marry well. Leave bad boy and marry CHURCH BOY ooo. Who you marry can DESTROY your life and your children’s if you marry wrong. And please, stay in church, that is stay in GOD!!!

Never ever forget that…

Thankfully, she left behind tangibles from that treasure. Funny how when I looked at her hits, I realised that I have always been a fan, I just didn’t know. All those hit songs were actually Whitney’s imagine. Lol. I didn’t even know ‘I’ll always love you’ was hers hahahaha.

And greatest love of all… Whitney’s all time favourite

Let me leave you with two I really love

Count on me with Cece Winans

and the absolutely beautiful classic, I am EVERY WOMAN

Ok last one, a LIVE performance of AMAZING Grace in SA

RIP Whitney. I can only hope you are in heaven smiling down on us all. We sure will ALWAYS ALWAYS LOVE YOUindexE’

 

PS

I can’t believe prior to now, i didn’t even know how much of an icon Whitney was. I didn’t even know she was the owner of I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU

Today, i am almost an encyclopedia lol. Just goes to show that when you really put your mind to something, you can achieve it.

…Until that which your spiritual eyes have seen…

Hallos people

And happy Sunday 🙂
Actually I’m typing this on Saturday but I’ll schedule for Sunday.
Something about Sunday makes us a lil more ‘christian’ looool. So the post will ‘enter’
Ok let’s roll.

Was chatting with a FAB sis of mine, Tolu when she said something like
‘I trust Eziaha, I’m sure she doesn’t joke with her confessions…’
And I responded
‘My dear, until that which my eyes have seen, my hands are holding, I won’t stop confessing’
And I realised this could well be a post cos that message must be preached ooo.

Btw how was ur Val’s day? Mine was filled with ‘Miracle Worker’ by Glowreeyah ft Nathaniel Bassey. My goodness, please download that song. Tz incredibz mehn!!! I have had it on repeat all day and made sure to transfer to all my 4 devices so that no matter what, I can get to play it in the labour room. Infact I listened and sang along as I took my daily walk and didn’t know when I waka-d for over an hour. Na so spirit catch me.

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Good music is LIFE


I was walking, singing, worshipping, raising hands to heaven, etc. As I type, I’m still listening to it.
Just fell in love with my Jesus all over again with that song this Val’s day. The song even made me forget about the yamarita and turkey I had planned to eat lol. Oya google and download. Tz a simple easy-to-sing yet so powerful.

Still beefing INEC btw.
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I mean the 14th was a Saturday and a PERFECT day to get married and they put elections only to postpone it a week to the date when couples can’t even start re-planning and all. Actually thought I’ll see some ‘HMLs’ today but I didn’t.
Does anyone know any couple who managed to get hitched today despite short notice?
In better news, Two of my correct friends got engaged today.
Mega congrats
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Ozien&Nnamdi
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and Chika&Eloka

2015 weddings plenty mehn…
Then another friend told me her friend got a bible as Val’s gift.
Hian!!! No comment!!!

But really this is what I consider a PERFECT Valentine…

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Hint hint Brother Bolaji


This dp also speaks my mind
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🙂 #JustSaying

Ok back to why we are here…
Friday into Saturday, I had a real terrible night. You see, there was neither light, gen or inverter and the night was HOT. My rechargeable fan died at 1am and I got up soaked. Took a shower and was just generally awake. Trust the devil to start putting all sorts of thoughts in your head. I began to really loath not being in Abuja but Lagos and God just reminded me of how well I had been enjoying Lagos ooo that I almost lost track of the fact that this gidi is a temp something ooo and I should be grateful for the short opp.

So, basically I’ve had it more good than not-so-good here (and that’s just cos of light which just started) but in the middle of it all, Genesis 11:31ff dropped in my spirit.

31 And Terah took his son Abram and his grandson Lot, the son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they went out with them from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan; and they came to Haran and dwelt there. 32 So the days of Terah were two hundred and five years, and Terah died in Haran.

Hmmmmmm
So Bro Terah takes his entire family and tells them ‘we going to Canaan’ only to get to Haran, dwell there and then die there…
I dunno why Terah stopped at Haran but I certainly know what was NOT where he was going to. Haran was NOT the promised land. Canaan was. Yet Haran’s ‘stop-over’ became an end for him.

Bless God for Father Abraham…

Gen 12
1 Now the Lord had said to Abram: “Get out of your country, From your family And from your father’s house, To a land that I will show you. 4 So Abram departed as the Lord had spoken to him…

Haran for me just represents giving up before you get that desired testimony maybe cos of convenience or challenges.

There was a SHORT period I recall getting so comfy in Lagos that I ALMOST lost track of the fact that I am supposed to be actively in NOW faith for OUR Abuja move. In my mind, I just felt abeg that prayer can ‘chill small’ lemme enjoy gidi wella all over again- great friends, great places to visit, family, amazing church, sound Word, and stuffs.
Ah!!! The complacency of Haran. But it was very short lived thankfully.
I quickly advised myself biko and got back into very actively believing for that miracle move for hubs to Abuja and our 8JN house I blogged about here http://eziaha.com/2014/09/10/how-to-believe-god-for-a-house/ (Yup I’m still believing and will testify here) while thanking God for the opportunity to give birth here where I have a solid support system.

You see sweetie, what has God told you? What have you seen in the spirit? What are you believing for? What scriptures are you standing on???
Keep confessing it hun. Until that which your spiritual eyes have seen, your physical hands are holding, don’t stop!!! Yes open your own mouth and CONFESS!!!

Refuse to settle in/for ‘Haran’. ‘Canaan’ is a far better place hun so keep it moving.
My confessions ehn, I don’t joke ooo. I encourage you to not joke too. This devil is a bastard.

And don’t worry about the physical things around us that point to the contrary.
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Be like our papa Abraham

Romans 4
18 Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”19 Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead—since he was about a hundred years old—and that Sarah’s womb was also dead. 20 Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, 21 being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised.
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Against all HOPE, Abby BELIEVED!!! God is faithful hun. Oh-so-faithful. Go into this week knowing that He is and if He has promised, He is able. Just stay in faith sprinkled with a large dose of patience and show your faith by speaking

2Cor 4
13 It is written: “I believed; therefore I have spoken.” Since we have that same spirit of faith, we also believe and therefore speak…

Keep speaking boo. Until that which your spiritual eyes have seen, your physical hands are holding…
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See you in Canaan, whatever ‘Canaan’ represents to you.

Sooooo much love
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E’

PS

So that my friend I blogged about here, we lost him. http://eziaha.com/2015/01/30/needs-seeds-you-and-i/
He was my classmate. President of my department while I was Social director.
Kai it hit me bad. I almost still don’t believe it. Hadn’t seen him since we graduated and he was still hailing me at our convocation which I didn’t make. 
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Shame!!! Shame on death!!!
From the moment we realised how bad it was, about 2weeks or so before he passed, we rallied round to see what we could do financially and we kept praying.
We lost him last Saturday 7th at about 6pm ish. He was buried Wednesday 11th of February. Dude was to plan a reunion for our set too.
Idowu, I believe you are getting the rest that has eluded you all the while you battled to beat this stupid Hepatitis B.
Thanks to everyone who gave from my blog. Thanks so much. Ironically it was just friday I hollered at everyone to be sure they didn’t forget and they all said they had given only for him to pass the next day. I recall he was grateful for all the financial assistance only he gave me updates on his health and tests and stuff. Sadly, he passed.

RIP Ademola Idowu Anifowose.

Jesus did NOT die for this…

*music*
‘There is Power in the name of Jesus… X3
To break every chain x 3’

Grammy award winner, Tasha Cobbs may not be very popular YET in 9ja but her ‘Break every chain’ song is one I sing EVERY DAY.
That simple short song for me is beyond a song. Tz a prophecy. Tz a hammer/gun/grenade in my mouth for the devil.

DCC Lagos Choir (The Rock Image) has got the best rendition of the song ever especially when Jacqueline leads. I always pray it is led by her every time Communion is served. I LOVE the song to fine pieces. Smithereens.

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Live in Abuja!!!

So imagine when I heard that the owner of the song was coming to Nigeria, not just to Abuja and to COZA just at my backyard, on an evening when I didn’t have any church commitments at my own church. Omo, wild horses, tornadoes, bomb blasts and hurricanes COMBINED couldn’t have stopped me from making it there Tuesday April 15,2014 .
But on getting there, I knew God took me to COZA for something else.

So sometime in the course of the service. they aired this short video of the crucifixion of Jesus. Now I’m a blood wimp… I don’t see or watch anything bloody. For some reason, I had the liver for this though I covered face at different points. It was BLOODY. It was HEART WRENCHING. You could hear a pin drop in church that evening. I have NEVER seen a human so tortured before. That a man would go through all of this to save the world!!! And the Holy Spirit kept dropping such words in my heart

‘I did this for you. I went through ALL of this for you. You can not afford to settle for anything but the BEST in this life… You can’t afford a mediocre or an average life darling…That is the least you can do to show me your appreciation. I DID NOT die for ANYTHING less than the BEST for you to enjoy in life!!! ‘

Dear absolutely FABULOUS Reader of mine, if you ever settle for anything less than the best, you are of all men most UNGRATEFUL and ignorant.

If you settle for a mediocre life, you just SPAT in his face and threw His priceless gift of LOVE back at Him.

Remember I am saying SETTLE. Settle implies an END. You may NOT be enjoying the BEST now but never ever settle there. Understand that you may not be where you can exactly call BEST now but also KNOW that you will NOT be there forever.

That pain and torture I saw was INTENSE. And I don’t even think they acted out what He really went through.
The least you can do in appreciation is to BE and LIVE YOUR BEST.

Don’t let the devil ever ever lie to you. God wants you to have the BEST OF EVERYTHING!!!
The BEST of health
The BEST of jobs
The BEST businesses
The BEST husband/wife
The BEST of houses (in my case ESTATES)
The BEST of friendships/relationships
The BEST of cars
The BEST things in life
The BEST and nothing less!!!
He wants to show off to the world through YOU. He wants You to use this BEST to take over the world for Him.

Anything less is to make light of that torture he went through. Anything less makes you a most ungrateful creature.

Lemme preach to you for a second here…
*in Bishop TD Jakes voice*

I don’t care who around you is settling for less. I don’t give a hoot what Nigeria’s economy is saying. It matters absolutely NOT what phase you are in at the moment. YOU can rise above it and be the BEST.
Sweetheart, take advantage of this season and understand that you are GOD’S BIGGEST DEAL!!! His Most Valuable Player (MVP). He would have died for only YOU if you were the only one on earth. You are sooooo important to Him. You can’t afford to settle for anything less. Anything mediocre. Anything average.

Jesus did NOT die for anything less

My darlings, at COZA that night, though Tasha Cobbs didn’t come eventually but I did get my own Easter Miracle for which I am oh-so-grateful. COZA is a very beautiful church btw.

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I missed the tweets. Easy peezy guess as to why she didn't come 🙂

Now this Easter season makes even more sense to me. I feeeeeeeeel so special. Sinach’s ‘I know who I am’ has new meaning to me.
Which is why I am super excited about Easter service at my church DCC Abuja which is themed MVP!!!
Kabaye!!!
Most Valuable Player.

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Easter Special Service #DCCAbuja

A footie luvurrr would understand what it means when a player is crowned MVP.
You see how Real Madrid played absolute RUBBISH cos C. Ronaldo was absent. Ditto ManCity against Sunderland when my darling Yaya Toure was absent.
That’s who we are in this game of life. Take me out and the world starts spiralling downwards. Zezezeze!!! I KNOW who I am abeg. Even devil knows.
MVP baby!!!

I am excited about the message my Pastor will be preaching that day yo!!!
If you are in Abuja and you are NOT yet in the Easter spirit and you don’t really know your worth or you need some good ginger…

Petrus Hotel Royale off Gimbiya street, Area 11. Garki, Abuja.
9am
Free transport all over Abuja.
You can call 08096863992 08096863993 for enquiries

Open invitation darling…
And yup, I have moved to Abuja.
Whoop Whoop!!!

You have no idea how happy I am just being in DCC Abuja, getting the Word in with all the inherent power and serving with all my heart. Oh my!!!

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God is sweet ooo. Abeg don’t miss it if you dey Abuja and are church-less.
And of course, feel free to join us as a permanent member. We are the finest people in ALL of Abuja (apologies J.Osteen hehe)

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DCC Abuja fam

Oh and my NUMBER ONE Naija artist Sinach is LIVE in concert in Abuja tomorrow Good Friday April 18,2014.

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My numero uno Naija Gospel Artist

Easter is looking good yo!!!
Do you know how I have dreamt to be in her concert before? Just to hear her sing in tongues LIVE. OMG!!! So my girl Ru who will also be singing there says at rehearsals, people were slain in the spirit. Rehearsals ooo.

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Rehearsals toh HOT

No surprises sha. Just playing ‘The presence of the Lord’ during my Quiet time changes the atmosphere. That woman drips anointing. And I hear she is singing an IGBO song too. Can Friday the 18th come already. I always wondered why her songs had sooo much power, praying in the spirit and prophesies in between. I now heard she records LIVE in concert and NOT studio. Abeg difference dey!!! Choi!!! She is my Woman Crush DAILY ooo. Move over #WCW hehehe. Infact as I type, I am watching the last concert she had in SA where she recorded the SHOUT IT LOUD album.

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Worship at its finest!!! #Sinach

You don’t even know when you JUMP up and start speaking and singing in tongues as you watch it. Now talk of being there LIVE.

I recall watching Nathaniel Bassey once in concert.

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Nathaniel at IMELA last year in DCC. #NoWords

That day the spirit of worship jumped into me. Cos I am very sanguine, I can be jumpy jumpy so Praise? I’m gooooooood. But worship? I struggle. So I went with that desire. To grow my Worship life. After that day with Nath, hmmm now E’ can worship forevuuur. Complete with tears and soul totally in sync with God all alone in my room sef. Tz like the most romantic thing. Just worshipping my Sugar Daddy. Oh!!!

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Camp meeting 2013

Now I’m looking to take it to the next level. Most times, raising my hands in worship is hard. It just seems heavy so I go up and down intermittently. I raise and it goes down in like 5/10secs. Hmm. With this Sinach concert, that’s my desire ooo. To truly be able to lift my hands for longer periods and just worship my Sugar Daddy. And Sinach is just anointed. I can’t wait to just worship God with other believers and Sinach singing, loving on my Sugar Daddy on the day that symbolizes the greatest act of LOVE ever. If people dey fall for over night rehearsal, wetin the real day go be like abeg? Anything short of the trumpet blowing, E’ will be there LIVE. To take over this Abuja for God, I need to EAT plenty abeg. Mehn, if you dey Abuja, Good Friday na public holiday ooo. Come!!!
Tz holding at ThisDay dome 5pm and tz free. Yaaaay!!!

Ru actually hugged her and was rubbing it in so I am beefing Ru. Hiss much.

But really I am so excited that I will be there as she does a LIVE concert that would find its way to CD soon. If this isn’t MVP/VVIP screening, what is please?

Happy Easter darlings.

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Easter is the reason Christmas happened

And if this season should leave you with anything, it should be an everlasting knowledge that Jesus didn’t die for LESS. He did it all for you to enjoy His BEST and NEVER settle for less. Carry yourself with ‘pomposity and sagacity’ cos you are God’s MVP!!!

I came that they may have and ENJOY the REAL life, and have it in abundance (to the full, till it [a]overflows) MORE than they ever dreamed of… John 10:10 AMP/MSG

Huggy Bunnies Darlings
E’
Testifying FORWARD…

PS
On a lighter note, Subway Surfers World Tour in the spirit of Easter has moved to Rome!!! Yaaay.

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And tz so beautiful. Plus you get to collect Easter bunnies too. How cool is that!!!

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Plus the Spray can awards… Awwww.
If you don’t know Subway Surfers, don’t worry 🙂 But Play Store is ya fwend. And chew and swallow your opinion very slowly… :p

PPS
Just incase you are asking or wondering, NO I don’t run adverts for churches and ministries on my blog. I only run DCC programs and then any other one that pleases me. Cos I’m getting incredible requests and I truly can’t afford to start what I can’t sustain. Tz still a personal christian blog 🙂 but I LOVE my church so… 🙂

PPPS
If you missed CAUTION FOR SINGLES, you missed yo!!!

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LoveDating&Marriage Relationship seminar in DCC Abuja

My Pastor used biblical principles to bring the FULL House down. But hey on Twitter, we put out as much as we could.

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It was amazing!!!

Follow @dccabuja1 for what went down (you gotta scroll down a bit but we used the hashtag #CautionForSingles)
We also have a billion tapes and books on relationships especially that can change your life forever. Just holler at the handle and anywhere in Naija, we can get it to you.

PPPPS
Also the very first ‘Just Us Girls’ in Abuja holds this Saturday at 9 to 10.30am pere. Whooooop.

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Can't wait...

Ladies this would be high fun, high spiritual, and high FAB. You know you wanna TURN UP. This one is packed full of amazingly cool and fabulous stuff. Tz at Kado estate and you can holler at the number above or twitter handle for deets. Meanwhile, anyone have suggestions for Charades items/articles/Words for me? Hard tough ones ooo. Email please. Don’t type here hehehe. eziaha@eziaha.com

I tol’ ya…
Easter is looking real gooooooooood

#DoubleDelight… Teniola and Dave testify

A happy new month is apt…. So happy new month my Darling FAB’ers… I pray this year is truly F.A.B for us all… All day, Everyday… Amen.

Another double delight Sunday…
Teniola I have not met yet but I feel like I know her… My sweetheart, I love how she is deliberately living for Christ and seeking new ways to grow… Loveeeeeeeet…
One of the first things she said to me when we spoke sometime last year, in the think of ASUU strike was ‘…I am graduating next year and I doing care what the devil tries to do or not with ASUU…’ I immediately respected her faith…
She said it with such sureness, I am sure the devil cringed.
Wham!!! In a coupla days, ASUU strike was called off!!! Hallelujah… He he he

One of my most vocal mentees (she already has claimed a ‘twinee’ in the group), she didn’t stop disturbing me till i kicked off the whatsapp group. Thanks babe for the push…
I am a tad surprised she sent me som’in short… But hey, tz short and packed…

FAB’ers, my girl Teniola Fasoro…
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2013 didn’t exactly end the way i wanted it to but it ended just the way God planned it for me.
My name is Teniola,i will be 22years old in feburary.
Here are my 2014 plans

First is to graduate,i mean i cant wait. Not just graduate but be outstanding.

A better and more intimate relationship with God,i cannot over emphasis this.

I also want tew take a leadership course this year.

***oh I am just seeing this… Oya what are your options babe? Have you started making moves? Will it be virtual or real? More details please…***

Read more books,i love reading so this should not be a problem for me.

Am also praying that God settles two of my elder sisters maritally this year and also provide my family with our own acommodation.

***AMEN… You have started testifying already oooo… Yay***

I want tew be more open and allow people into my life,not just anybody but people who can help me be better like E’
;).

***Lol, you got me… And I am excited about how you started filtering your friends…***

This year i want to be the BEST version of me,its all about God and being better.

PS: This year is strictly no boys,time will come for them.

***You and Frances are serious on this NO BOYS issue… Well, you know why I am sure, so….***

Teniola Fasoro,#teamJesusalltheway.

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Thanks darling.
We are testifying already… Whoop!!!

My second F.A.B. testifier is one of my male readers… And the only male actually that sent me an entry, I think.
Dave is some one I would like to meet…
He just has too much FAB swag… It must come from being a music/studio/creative person… I totally love his job.
Somewhere in the body of his post, he will tell us how he joined the F.A.B. community… He he he

Without further ado, Davebeatz
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Yeah yeah it’s Davidson Emmanuel aka
Davebeatz or Daveblinkz behind the ×××MIC×××× sorry in front of my phone typing this message.

I am a Studio Engineer and a Music Producer, a keyboardist and a singer. I come from Abia State. Nigeria west Africa, Africa.
I’ll actually like to thank you the fab Lady E for making this opportunity available for me and others as well to testify and also share our dreams.
I am really addicted to this blog, no joking. I make sure to visit every week… Used to be daily till studio work and stuff increased…

One of the remarkable things that happened to me in 2013 or late 2012 was getting in touch with ya blog. It really shaped my life in a positive way. I remembered bookmarking ya blog address in my friends phones. I don’t know if you could remember times without number I sent you messages on ya Facebook telling you of the impacts you’ve made in me. I remember one of
ya blogs that made me wept through the night #skillsoverswag#[swags alone would pay no bills]. Like seriously that’s still one of my favourite. One of the things that gladdens my heart is the way you start most times, you tend to start in one kind funny way and then “boom” you drop the message undiluted.

***darling, I totally remember those fb messages. Dude would read and send me feedback that were very insightful… Made me realize I was making a difference cos he truly took steps to better himself as he read… Thank you for all that darling,.. God bless you… And yes I also totally love that #skillzoverswags post. I was VERY miffed the day I wrote it. Apparently, anger is also my muse… I recall I was in final year then and some dude in my class had just done something that ticked me off to the max. He had so much swag and not much else… Eish!!! I picked up my laptop and did the post… http://eziaha.com/2012/08/11/swagz-alone-would-pay-no-bills-skilloverswagz/***

I know I’ve got lots of dreams which I
must tell myself the truth they’re
big, most times I wonder if its

possible but I know the God we serve,
with
Him all things are possible.
1. Will be about my career which is
my passion, don’t know if there’s any
other thing I could have done better. I
often tell my friends “there’s
nothing like getting paid in what you
love doing and what you could have
done for free”.
Music is my passion, my love. My desire and dream this year is that I become more well established in my music life. To become the best music producer and studio engineer.
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(Shout out to Master Craft, Del B, Shezy, T Y mix, Sam clef. Their productions inspire me a lot.)

***aha!!! Be sure to be sending us download links here oooo. Big mighty amen to this…***

And again my ministry as a music minister, my desire is that God should increase his anointing on me so that any time I open my mouth to sing or lay my hands on the keyboard to play there should be an out pour of God’s blessings, Anointing, Open doors etc. And That RADIANT SOUNDS RECORDING STUDIOS (my studio) should come into existence.
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***I am actually screaming this AMEN… This is so huge, I practically have goosebumps… The music ministry is one that is indeed a high calling to me. I love seeing real music ministers do their thing. Hopefully, one day, I will hear you live…***

2. ××My relationship with God××. That’s very important to me, I don’t wanna slack this year like I did last year, my prayer is that He draw me closer to Himself. And My relationship with people, my dream is that I become a blessing to people around me, a source of inspiration, A motivator like you ma’mah.
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*Loool. This ma’mah he calls me makes me laugh… Amen to that. We have to keep inspiring people ooo… Inspiring them to Christ and greatness***

3. ××My house××. Abeg  its not too early if I have my own house this year. And its not too early if ride my first car this year hahahah.

***no it isn’t. At all biko…***

4. Blessings will chase me around. In fact no need of calling it a dream cos I’ve got the assurance within me.

These are big dreams o. But then if it’s not bigger than you, its not a real dream.

***Yes, we dream big because we serve a very big God…****

No PS, PPS or PPPS just like you ma’mah.
That’s the few dreams for now unless there’s a call for season Two. You are the best.
(Ma’mah about the pics pls add it to the previous ones I sent.)

***yup dear, I added the pictures that you sent…***

Thank you so much my darlings…
Teniola and Dave…
Both of you rock… Both of you I hope to meet one day…

Special special shout out to my F.A.B mentees. As much as you guys drain me sometimes, like today, and you guys make me roll my eyes with all the aunty E’ big sis E’ Mummy E’, I am enjoying every second with you girls…
Please drop all the drama… E’ is just fine. Biko…
I should think of a sanction for defaulters
:p

Love you girls mega and thanks for the privilege of having me in your gorgeous lives and all the lurv…
Soon, I will start featuring y’all on my blog… I am also learning from you guys… Totally awesome experience…

Have a testimony filled week everyone…
Kisses,
E’

#31F.A.B.Voices…Celebrating Testifying Ebele

Today I celebrate Ebele Kenn Ogeleka…
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Not just as a F.A.B. Testifier, which she is….
Not just because it is her birthday, which it is today, or her third wedding anniversary, which it also is today…
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I celebrate you Ebele, the water walker because you have inspired me  endlessly just as you carry out your wifey duties in your home…
I once wrote about Ebele here

http://eziaha.com/2013/07/23/the-assignment-called-wife/

That is because Ebele truly understands that especially for the woman, marriage is an assignment and not just a reward…
Every time I spend with Ebele always gives my life a lift especially as a married woman seeking ways to keep spicing up my marriage…

She is totally sold out to HELPING her husband birth his dreams…

You guys remember ‘Sound of heaven’ album launch/concert by MK I kept publicizing on my blog?
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The program was a huge success because of God first and Ebele next. She poured blood and water into it…
At the concert, which got many of us SLAIN in the spirit btw, MK and Ebele got two car gifts…. One from his pastor and my pastor, PK and wifey. A jeep ooo. Then the second from his boss, Sammie okposo. He used to play backup for him…
OK catch up here on all…

http://eziaha.com/2013/08/28/oh-soh-amazing-moments-mkww/

I mean when a man says of his wife
‘marry a woman who not only births your children but can give birth to your destiny…’ 
you know that such a man married well indeed….

They are blessed with an adorable girl, Kendra…
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When I read her post,I was not surprised. I knew MK and his dreams will feature plenty… I also know WW is not a small dreamer… I loved it.

FAB’ers, with the song ‘Sound of heaven’ from MK’s title album playing on repeat, I present to y’all my adopted Big sis, Ebele ‘Water Walker’ kenn Ogeleka…

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OK, so its 2.31am and I can’t sleep then #31voices comes to my mind.

I’ll be a year older today (31st) so my plans are rolling through my mind for this year.

you see, I hit the ground running this year with the Word God spoke over our house DCC (yeah we roll like that). I have to….Abi do u think I am content with my testimonies from last year? I won’t carry last neither would I remain where I was last year. I am going to MOVE FORWARD. Besides God blew me away last year and I am so itchy for our relationship this year because He is soooo going to love me intensely this year and you can’t love someone and not reveal yourself to that someone.
so this year, I plan to fall in love all over again with Jesus. Making a conscious effort this time. Talk to Him less and listen to Him more. I plan to read and apply my life’s manual more.

I am going to give everything I have and am to support and build my husbands ministry; my ministry as well. this year we will have 2 music concerts. 1 by MK and 1 by the preserved generation (this is me building up my ministry).

*when Ebele says EVERYTHING she means EVERYTHING… Preserved generation btw is DCC’s children church…*

I will blow my husbands mind away with the kind of peace, joy and love he will find in our home. watch out for his next album y’all….because he WILL hear GOD.

I have always wanted to start something for children so last year when my daughter was having breakfast and she said “she wants water” my husband caught a Word and decided to start something to care for the girl child. it will become a reality this year. like I said I have hit the ground running this year. Fearlessly too. When God says something or gives an instruction, if you do not  benefit from it, that’s completely your fault so no slacking. I have learnt that a lot of destinies are tied to simple instructions if you can just obey them.

*did you catch something from the kinda home MK is leading here… Gosh!!!***

This is also that year that I get more education especially since I will do a lot of work with children. I have to live ready.

This year I will consciously spend time fellowshipping with the 3 musketeers. Long overdue. God bless you darlings.

Hmmmmmm…this is also that year where I will live healthy. I will lose all the fat, hit and maintain my target weight. I have the time to do it in Jesus name. (someone please hold me accountable).

*****hahahahahaha. Oya who is holding her accountable people? *****

PS. For all of you who are waiting for Kendra’s brother…this is the year I conceive him.

*she said conceive ooo, not birth looool*

Yes…this is the year.

Thank you so much darling Ebele… Why don’t we have a picture together biko…

Happy birthday and Happy wedding anniversary. The wine in your marriage can only get sweeter and sweeter, amen…
Mk’s album SOUND OF HEAVEN is incredible. Every song a blessing. A true worshipper indeed…
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Mk is our music minister in DCC. His name is actually Minister Kennedy…

If you haven’t downloaded Arugbo ojo, please follow the link in this post where I wrote about the song…

http://eziaha.com/2013/08/13/e-in-da-mix-arugbo-ojo/

And if you can, please buy the entire album…
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Ebele feel free to tell us where aside DCC the album can be gotten…

And before I go, the cutest, snugglest happy happy birthday to my one n’ only nephew Chimnemelum…
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Baby boy is TWO already. Whoop!!! Darling Jesus, we remain grateful for this gift of a son that came after all of 12 years…
And three girls… He he he.
The Prince of my sister’s life and the absolute delight of my bro-in-law’s life.. The heir-apparent of the Muogilim kingdom… Just called to speak to him and dude couldn’t even care less… Ended up speaking to only my sister who had nothing but yabis for me because I called late (this evening)

Loool.
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Neme my darling boo, you are and remain one blessed boy… Muah

Happy F.A.B. weekend FAB’ers….
And Happy new month. Wow, one month gone already…
Jehovah by Eze…

Muah
E’
Going Forward…StillTestifying

Viva Naija Gospel Artists!!!

So I was involved in this twitter convo with my dearest mainest twitter fam… Amazing Christian ladies (y’all know yourselves). I love our real convos even when we are all not on the same page on a certain issue still….
*group squeeze Sisters*
So there was a convo about a certain Gospel music group and some were of the opinion that their music had ‘changed’ and somehow they had started compromising in their music ministry. I disagreed. The convo then moved to how same in the case for most ‘Christian’ or ‘Gospel’ music/musicians. Many had compromised. There are hardly any ‘reals’ out there again…
Yup. I agree. Some had compromised. Many were getting ‘watery’ etc. But see eh, I daresay there are still some true to the race…
1st Kings 19:18
I am preserving for myself 7000 souls: the knees that haven’t bowed to the god baal, the mouths that haven’t kissed his image…
Maybe we are looking in the wrong places. Maybe we are looking to the more popular ones. Maybe… Just maybe.
There is a generation of godly gospel Artists rising up today especially in Nigeria. They are not exactly VERY popular yet but they are NOT impossible to find.
I have been known to go to lengths to get gospel CDs that I know would bless me. Once I hear, I scout till I get.
I have NEVER come to a point where I have been short of great Singers who are true Praise and Worshippers indeed whose music ministries have blessed me immensely.
And I do mean immensely. I have them in full supply. Sometimes I even feel like ‘Stop releasing now. I never finish the ones wey you release before…’
Like I said, they are NOT world-famous yet and the sound may not be as great as Kirk’s and Donnie’s but they sure know what they are doing…
I will share their names and then for some, I’ll mention my fave songs of theirs and some random other stuff.

Sinach: Ah. Every song in every single album of Sinach is an inspiration. I dunno how she does it but girlfriend gets my top position anytime. Such a blessing to this generation. God bless her abeg. She is of Christ embassy stock so I am not surprised at the excellence and grace in her songs.

And good thing is she usually has at least 10songs in each album. All totally amazing. She doesn’t just sing, she ministers, she exhorts, she scabashes… She is a TEN.
She is like my numero uno in Naija…
Joe Praiz
Olufunmi
Kenny Kore
Elijah Oyelade (Glorious God)
Chris Morgan
Lara George
TY Bello
Eben (All the way is smokin’)
Flo
Chris Delvan (too awesome man mehn)
Churches too are not left out as they package their praise sessions into DVDs and sell. I know and have some… Fountain Praise from The Fountain of life church… HOTR, Redeemed High Praise, Winners, etc.
Then some really great new voices are coming out of the church
Mayowa from TFOLC
Pita, MK from my very own DCC
Pita’s Ebubedike and Light up my world are like a billion stars to me. Mk’s Arugbo ojo which I have mentioned on my blog taya is classic. I am also in love with his Sound of heaven. Totally awesome people.
Freke (not really sure his church but when Freke holds the mic, he takes me to heaven in praise or worship. His voice eh especially when he starts modulating na die…)
Gbolahan formerly in HOTR I think.
Tim Geofrey with his Agidigba
Nathaniel Bassey from RCCG. His Imela is on a different level. I also love Someone’s knocking. I feel Nathaniel has already made heaven. He is just too much lol.
Uche from Christ embassy too
I am pretty sure there are many more.
Another thing I do is once my choir sings a song I love, I ask a chorister to send to me or I google and download it myself.
Or whenever I am in the market esp Lagos Island, there is a Christian shop that sells movies and cds and I ask for latest albums or musicians that I don’t have yet.
I spy people on bb too. If you are listening to a song that I don’t have from a Naija artist I know, I start harassing you to send it.
I also go to the church where the Artist worships and buy if possible or ask someone to get for me.
And how much are they? Some 200, some 500 max 1000. Why wouldn’t I buy please…?
Good thing is some of the songs are also online for you to buy or download free. You have no excuse. The same way we order from Konga, we can order their messages too. No length is too far to go to nourish your spirit.
Nothing beats hearing praise and worship to my Sugar daddy than in local language.
Chris Morgan’s ‘I’m free’ sends me to another level when he starts singing in his Idoma language.
And I know there are many more too who may not be popular but good.
Ah!!! Please we know how to run things in Naija on a praise and worship level abeg…

This tweet says it all
On the foreign scene too,there are some really great ones
J Moss is a total boss (Praise on my inside is my ringtone for a really longggggg time). Ditto Donald Lawrence. Joe Pace. William Mcdowell, Tasha Cobbs, Hillsongs (of course), William McDowell, etc
If we make serious effort, I promise we will see that we have PLENTY musicians who have ‘not bowed to Baal…’

And to end this, I would also say that the callings and gifts of God are without repentance.
There are really NO perfect gospel musicians. Ditto Pastors, Reverends, Bishops etc. I just like to stress the fact that no humans are perfect. So even where they err, since God has bestowed upon them the gift, it is still within them to churn out lovely living songs because it is all about God and not them and He knows how to keep His glory to Himself alone.
And where they choose not to use what is within them, my list above (and countless more) dey. Enjoy them…
I must also add here that sometimes we make the mistake to think that once a song has ‘groove’ the artist is now carnal. At all… Or if the Singer is pretty and dresses well. Lol. Gospel songs are allowed to be groovy too. They are allowed to look good too. If not, we would be tempted to listen to other danceable but spiritually empty songs like Skelewu. Kukere, limpopo and co when we are jogging or at the gym. But thank God for songs like Tim’s Agidigba, Sinach’s I know who I am, MK’s Na the way wey, Mayowa’s Polongo, Eben’s All the way, and the praise series from the churches, we can be exercising our bodies and our Spirits at the same time.
#TwoForThePriceOfOne
🙂
Viva Naija Gospel Artists…
God will surely make y’all bigger as you stay true to your game…
E’

Fab lane musings…

Ok first, major shout out to my cousin who called me all the way from Abuja to harass me for not blogging again… lol. And I am like dude since I said ‘Brb… Life be happening’ darling, I have blogged three times… he said he was heartbroken from checking and checking and seeing nothing and so he stopped… Loooool. Ok cuz, please start checking again. Thank you. Hehehe.

These are the three posts incase you missed it…

My Super fabulous weekend

Dear diva, you need a REALITY CHECK

Managing your finances, the AMBER MONEY way

He also asked how NYSC was going and he was sure I was having fun cos he knows I have a way of just enjoying anything I do. Hehehehe. Sanguine E’… To the very last drop. Well, work has been good though mega stressful especially recently. My friends and ex-Corper colleagues have passed out today!!! Mega congrats hun. Enjoy a favor filled work life. I miss you girls esp Nwanne whose early morning hugs I had grown used to. Ugh… this life eh. Make the most of it all cos when a phase passes, you will need the memories. So make good ones. Thanks Nwanne hun for FABULOUS memories….

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Besides having a DROP DEAD gorgeous exterior (she is a model too), you have a beautiful super sweet heart. I love that our paths crossed here in Dowen College.

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Love you mega and feel free to always swing by and give a sister a hug anytime. Oh Nwanne also made a first class in Computer science so she is the complete package… Beauty, Brains and God. #Score. Sorry guys, she is OF COURSE taken.

Congrats y’all again. God’s very best

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Speaking of hugs, yesterday I put up on BBM that I needed a real girlfriend hug.

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Mega shout out to y’all who sent me like a billion. Awww, am I really this sweet. Awwwwwwwwwzzzzzzzzzz. Loool. My brother Chuchu even offered to swing by and drop a hug a week. I told him not to tempt me cos I just may take him seriously and e go turn to fight if he reneges. Thanks guys. You guys stay rocking yo!!! For now, let my Sugar daddy be hugging me… My hug-o-meter is absolutely EMPTY!!! Ugh…

My girl Daiquri be hailing me in her latest blog post. Looool. Recall that post I did on Just in case I stop blogging? She said she missed reading it so she ‘ran into’ it today and has thrown a party. She even munched and framed it. I know right. Loool. I have another friend, or better still Lover, Crush etc (kai that girl is mega to me). I once wrote something about her on my blog and she had it framed too on her iPad. So when we had a falling out, she just went back to read it and she is like No, what me and this girl share is real jor and now all is well, lol. Shout out to all those who frame my words ooo. I hope I am doing some major ‘Pay it forwardssssss’ in advance in case I err in the future, juts remember that at some point, I said so many sweet things about you. Hehehehe. I can’t seem to find a link to this Daiquri’s post. Maybe she took it down to amend but babe blogs at www.ebonycynic.wordpress.com Her blog rocks!!!

To end these randomisity- THREE ARTISTS I AM mega feeling atm have to be Chris Delvan, Joe Praiz and Chris Morgan. First time I heard their songs, walahi I didn’t know they were Nigerians. Please nobody can tell me we don’t have gospel artistes here ooo. Just look closely. I have been downloading any song that has their ame on it like cray. I have this I AM FREE song by Chris Morgan. What I love most about it is the language he speaks at the end. That was even what made me know he was Nigerian. I dunno what he is saying but it sure sounds good. So when I get into the I am Free Mode, I let it play on repeat. I just know it sounds like something TuFace says too in his songs. Listen to Baby Jowo by Victor Olaiya and 2face. I did a post on it here. There is this funny line Tu has (also in Nfana Ibaga) and what Morgan says sounds like the same language. So today I contemplated going on Facebook and Twitter to ask if they were from the same place. In the meantime tho, I got a break from the students and was chatting with my High School Sweetheart Ebere and sending her songs while playing and downloading more and listening too using my headphones. At some point, I remove the headphones while I AM FREE playeth. Smart Holy Ghost move I tell you. The security detail attached to my office (who btw takes all the office pictures I have lol ) suddenly starts humming it. Huh!!! I am like WHAT!!! You know it? She says Yes, he is from MY PLACE!!! I ask where and she goes IDOMA!!! Dang!!! I was spot on right cos Tu is Idoma too. Instantly I ask her to come and gimme the lyrics and meaning. I know I spelt rubbish so lemme share the rubbish with you and the meaning of course. Walahi the language HARD!!! Gosh

Nnu walu ye/we/do geno owecho lekun iyagome… (I don’t have any problems, God has given me wife, job, this that… He keeps inter-changing)

Nnu welu oooooo (Repeat forever)

Abu nleche ta to nuwa, ga modano cho ya gamoooo

(Come and see what God has done for me…)

Oye no oooooo

Again, I know I spelt rubbish but it werks for me. Plus if you have the real spelling, holla at ur girl. And please don’t laugh. I WRITE PERFECT IGBO.

I have a class to invigilate in like 15mins. Lemme wrap this up and run.

By the way, I dressed totally DOWN to work today.

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So far no one has complained. I could make this a habit ooo.

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then I came so late today lol. I practically was running the moment my boss dropped me cos I had a class to invigilate. Phew… Made it just in time before our ‘CHIEF WHIP’ got to the class. Shout out to Aduwa our new male Corper for holding forte for me in the meantime

Olaedo hun, if you read my blog before we talk, I need to see you. First for the hug, two for the kisses, three for the quality time. Ha ahn… yeah, warreva

Muah Dawleens

E’… powered by God

PS; My girl is writing ooo. Fiction series. You wanna click and enjoy. My girl being Sapphire… Wow… I will be back with the link. Can’t find too and can’t reach her.

E’ guard your heart…

“…Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. It is not only the source of life, it determines the course of your life…” Proverbs 4;23 E’s Mix Version

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So I woke up on Friday morning last week and the first song that dropped in my head as I wanted to worship was

“…Girl your……………..sexual…………………SEE GOBE…”

SEE GOBE’ is one of the most popular songs today and it was actually sang by Davido…

Actually, I don’t know the full lyrics hence the spacing but I know ‘See gobe…’ was playing so much in my head and I didn’t care for it. Now why was that?

Back up a bit…

In the past 2 weeks or so, I had been listening to some of my Naija brothers a lot because I had been listening to the radio a lot and had attended one or two events where they freely played these songs. I usually listen to radio selectively logging off when the songs are not feeding my spirit man. But for some reason, I just had the radio playing through all kinds of songs so I got familiar with all the Eminado, Personally, Gobe, Kukere, etc.

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Before someone starts calling me holier than thou oh, I didn’t say that those who listen to them are on a one-way first class ticket to hell. Mba ooo. I am just very careful the lyrics and spirit behind songs especially by my Nigerian musicians. Just that their beats eh… kai!!! You won’t know when you start nodding your head. I  actually LOVE P’Square’s ‘Beautiful Onyinye‘ especially because of all the Igbo they interject into a love song… Amazing!!!

That said, I think Flavour’s Ada Ada is like the absolute BEST song out of any Igbo guy and should be played at every wedding ever especially the traditional ones…

But, I digress…

The moment that episode with ‘See Gobe’ happened during my quiet time, I knew I had crossed the line.

So what did E’ do…?

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I didn’t stop listening to the radio, but I started removing my earpiece every time a song I didn’t think made much sense came on the air. Then I consciously started OVER listening to more and more gospel songs…

 “When an unclean spirit goes out of a man, he goes through dry places, seeking rest, and finds none. Then he says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when he comes, he finds it empty, swept, and put in order. Then he goes and takes with him SEVEN other spirits MORE WICKED than himself, and they enter and dwell there; and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Matthew 12:43-50

Hahahaha. I see YOU devil… #Weak#

In this our walk with God eh, our hearts can’t be left empty. It is NOT enough to leave our hearts empty by NOT listening to some stuff. If you don’t fill it consciously with good and godly stuff, something will fill it unconsciously. The interesting things is that we can ‘catch’ ungodliness even without knowing or planning to. It is very infectious. But we have to CONSCIOUSLY will to be infected by good/holiness by making an effort to DO what we must do and make right choices.

Should we slack, I trust the devil to work overtime…

Not in my life… Not on my watch…

“…In order that Satan might not outwit or outsmart us, for we are NOT ignorant of /we are familiar with the wiles/tricks/schemes of the Devil…” 2nd Cor 2;11 EMV

#NP on repeat… RonKenoly, TY Bello, MK, Don Moen, PITA, Gbolahan and co…

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No way Devil… Ode oshi… No Gobe for you. Or plenty Gobe for you…

Hey, what’s Gobe sef? We go just dey sing…

Either way, I would rather ‘lift up holy hands…’

Same goes for words tto. We have to NOT only flee the wrong words being spoken at us, we have to OD on the right stuff. OD is overdose, try and keep up… hehehe

Muah darlings…

E’

PS;

So the NBA Nigerian Bloggers Award is coming up real soon. I might consider campaigning for an award.

Voting starts September 23, 2013

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Can I bank on you guys?

would keep you posted…

Meanwhile, my blogger friends, to participate, please register your blogs here http://nigerianblogawards.com/

PPS;

Daiquri, are you still on Blogsville?

I miss you ooo…

*Running to Twitter to find you*

PPS;

E’spiration Friday is a post you don’t wanna miss. Watch this space at 12noon this Friday. I have it scheduled already. I will be sharing some stuff that have inspired and keep inspiring me…